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Pyramids, pyramids

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

82

... years ago.) The Huaca de Luna was seriously impressive; the pyramid was built gradually over hundreds of years, with the base built first, then, with each successive major natural disaster (drought, or earthquakes), the upper levels were built over and around the original base, as an offering to the Gods. This meant that each level was larger (at the base at least) and therefore largely covered the level below. This hid the wall drawings and motifs of each ...

Beside the seaside, beside the sea

A travel blog entry by worldwideeyed

21

Huanchaco wasn't the wildest adventure for us, but it was nice to see the Pacific again for the first time since Valparaiso, and after a few weeks of mixed weather up in the sierra. It did have a (very Victorian looking) pier! Tom had a bash at fishing off it, but there must have been something wrong with the tools for the job because no fish were caught.
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Huanchaco

A travel blog entry by kezzah16

5

... a new memory card for our camera as we have used the ones up we bought with us. Too many awesome photos to capture we had run out of space. The mall was huge and very modern, we had a Chinese for lunch and sat in the sun and had a cocktails. It was a lovely afternoon much better than looking around yet more ruins. Also a great treat to get a Chinese as we have not had one since we left England, the ...

The last time it rained in Trujillo ...

A travel blog entry by adpoor

5

was in 1998. The time before that was 1983. Everything is dusty all the time. But this dryness has preserved much that is now known of indigenous cultures of coastal South America. Excavations of the pyramids of the Sun and the Moon--Huaca de Sol and Huaca de Luna--began in 1991. The Moche civilization dates to thousands of years ...

Wankchaco

A travel blog entry by ginatonic

7

... on to the dragon or rainbow temple. This temple was much smaller but we had a tour of the garden and an explanation of the fruits then wandered around the outside. The use of the dragon temple is still relatively unknown, although the art work on many of the walls is still there, some walls have really taken a battering and the corrosive impact of sand is very evident. We were able to walk onto the roof and see some stunning views of the city. We wondered to lunch after this and our ...

 

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